The acute abdomen

Edited by Chris Callaghan, J. Andrew Bradley and Christopher J. E. Watson

in Emergencies in Clinical Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199219018
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597598 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

The acute abdomen

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Introduction - Assessment of the acute abdomen - Generalized peritonitis - Differential diagnosis according to site at presentation - Right upper quadrant pain - Epigastric pain - Left upper quadrant pain - Flank pain - Periumbilical pain - Right iliac fossa pain - Suprapubic pain - Left iliac fossa pain - Gynaecological causes of the acute abdomen - Medical causes of the acute abdomen - Conditions you must never forget

Chapter.  8679 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery

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